Mucormycosis, colloquially known as black fungus, is an infection from the mucormycetes group of fungi. It is abundantly found in natural environments, especially in soil. Though rare, this infection has been around for decades, but only impacts those with health conditions and significantly weakened immune systems because of the use of steroids.
As cases of Black Fungus increase in Covid-19 patients, The ICMR has issued guidelines on how to detect and treat mucormycosis or “black fungus.”
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